Using SpaceNavigator with Arduino?

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Re: Using SpaceNavigator with Arduino?

Post by Tijs » Tue Nov 03, 2020 3:52 am

spacemouse wireless compact

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Re: Using SpaceNavigator with Arduino?

Post by jwick » Tue Nov 03, 2020 5:54 am

I don't think there is such a thing.

There is a SpaceMouse Compact. It has a permanently attached cable and two buttons. It replaced the SpaceNavigator.

And there is a SpaceMouse Wireless. It looks similar but has a detachable cable and a small USB receiver for wireless communication.
If it is the latter, are you using it with a cable or the wireless receiver?

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Re: Using SpaceNavigator with Arduino?

Post by Tijs » Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:50 am

i'm using the compact sorry

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Re: Using SpaceNavigator with Arduino?

Post by jwick » Tue Nov 03, 2020 1:37 pm

It should draw about 54mA.
I think the LEDs won't come on unless they are told to turn on, so they aren't an indication of whether it is working.

It should send data, especially on the buttons, if actuated.

The SpaceMouse Compact has the longer motion data packet. But the descriptor will reflect that.
The Arduino code I have on github is for the SpaceNavigator. It had two shorter packets.

The button packets should be the same for each.

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Re: Using SpaceNavigator with Arduino?

Post by Tijs » Wed Nov 04, 2020 3:29 am

So the buttons should work?

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Re: Using SpaceNavigator with Arduino?

Post by jwick » Wed Nov 04, 2020 5:08 am

The buttons should work.

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Re: Using SpaceNavigator with Arduino?

Post by paulvijaylal » Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:55 am

I am trying to connect the SpaceMouse Wireless to an USB Shield on my UNO to control 3 Stepperdrivers on a CNC-Shield.
In the first step I just want to output the values from the mouse (Axis).

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Re: Using SpaceNavigator with Arduino?

Post by paulvijaylal » Mon Jun 21, 2021 1:59 am

Thanks and regards.. mx player

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